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Michelle Obama speaks about her African roots

First lady Michelle Obama never shies from speaking up what's on her mind. An example of the same was seen on Wednesday when she referred to her family's African roots by saying that "blood of Africa" runs through her veins while delivering a speech to a group of young Africans.

As... read more

Magma Chamber of Mount Rainier mapped

Magma Chamber of Mount Rainier has been mapped. The volcano is the highest peak in the Cascade Mountains Range and situated 50 miles approx southeast of Seattle. The mapping illustrated that the magma chamber ventures out 6-10 miles to the northwest of the volcano. It is around 30-45 miles from... read more

Firefighters battle wildfires in Washington, California

Several hundred firefighters struggled Friday to contain quickly-expanding wildfires in two states of U. S., Washington and drought-hit California.

In central Washington, a blaze in the Chelan County near Entiat brushed across nearly 30 square miles, threatening more than two hundred... read more

Amazon’s new Fire Phone vs. Samsung flagship Galaxy S5 handset

Online retail giant Amazon has recently announced its foray into the smartphone arena with the unveiling of its Fire Phone, which the company hopes will challenge the flagship handsets of other smartphone manufacturers, including Samsung's latest flagship handset - Galaxy S5 - which is currently... read more

Amazon likely to unveil its much-rumored smartphone at a Wednesday event in Seattle

According to reports, online retail giant Amazon is set to officially announce its much-rumored smartphone project at a Wednesday event in Seattle, where the company is expected to unveil its cool new smartphone which will boast a 3D display.

The decision to launch its own handset... read more

Leftist leaders ask Catholic Archbishop not to participate in ‘March for Marriage’

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone should reconsider his decision of participating in the upcoming "March for Marriage" in Washington D. C. as it would create division and hatred, gay advocacy leaders Ed Lee and Gavin Newsom have warned.

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and... read more

Six climbers, including two Californians, reportedly died after falling from one of the most technically and physically difficult routes on Mount Rainier of Washington.

The last time anyone conversed with the climbers, including two guides from Seattle-based Alpine Ascents International,... read more

FCC’s public-comment system overloaded with "unusually heavy traffic" on Monday

According to a Mashable report, "unusually heavy traffic" overloading the public-comment system of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday, shortly after comedian John Oliver's 13-minute-long Net Neutrality rant on Sunday.

On his TV program late Sunday night, Oliver urged... read more

Hachette accuses Amazon of holding books & culture hostage

Escalating ongoing dispute over contract terms, book publisher Hachette on Wednesday accused online retailer Amazon of holding books and the culture hostage.

Hachette, the publisher of titles by a number of renowned authors like J. K. Rowling, said in a statement that Amazon mistook books... read more

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